LIFE AFTER THE M.A.
Like other liberal arts programs, the English M.A. program is not a training ground
for a specific profession, but rather may serve as a preparatory stage for a variety
Our students include:
- middle school and high school teachers who desire greater expertise in their teaching
- those who aspire to academic careers and plan to enter an MFA or PhD program;
- those seek non-academic positions in the business or managerial world, including positions
in office management, editing, proofreading, technical writing, or other jobs in the
- those who wish to enrich their lives through the advanced study of literature.
Your English M.A. degree should be seen as aiding you with any position that emphasizes
analytical skills and finesse with language and will be viewed favorably by any employer
who desires employees with proven communication skills. The advanced study of literature
should also sharpen your perceptions and deepen your understanding in any occupation.